Earth Day Every Day: Pesticide Action Network

Note: My apologies that the Health Bar posting bled into the margin and making reading difficult. Ditto with message below. You can alwys goes to the website of the organization from which I recieved themessage and get a clearer and perhaps fuller desxcription.

Here is an excellent summary of what PAN’s been doing to protect the environment:

A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER

What an incredible — and challenging — year this has been. On the national stage, we’ve seen several key issues we work on here at PAN move into the spotlight like never before. Thanks to ill-advised federal policy decisions, it is now common knowledge that pesticides harm children’s health, and farmland can be devastated by pesticide drift.

 

KILLING TWO BIRDS WITH ONE SEED

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released several scientific assessments that found commonly used neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics) can kill and harm birds of all sizes.

 

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